Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Happy (Belated) Thanksgiving

It's official! I have completed my Jan Patek Bicycles quilt for Girl Gang Club.



 I am currently working on a housewarming gift for my friend:




Bye for now,
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Monday, August 15, 2011

Just have to quilt and bind it

It has been 6 months since I started this quilt and I finally have the quilt top completed. I can't wait to get started on the quilting.




Bye for now,
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Friday, July 29, 2011

The Quilted Raven

A cute little quilt store in Yellowknife called The Quilted Raven.





made by Charlene Adam
made by a group of ladies from Yellowknife
made by Lydia Mugizi
this is what I bought... I couldn't resist :)



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Friday, July 22, 2011

Girl Gang Club - July

Every third Wednesday of the month is Girl Gang Club night at my favorite quilt shop Traditional Pastimes.


 It is a club usually dedicated to Jan Patek designs and quilts. I love JP designs. However, her pattern directions could use some serious detail and corrections. Nonetheless, they always turn out to be fabulous quilts.

made by Laura M. 

made by Joan B.
I can't wait til October, when the new Freebie 15 starts. We only got to see a sneak peak but this was enough to get me drooling...

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Monday, July 4, 2011

Giveaway Winners!

I was thinking about this the entire week I was gone because I was so excited to make someone's day. So here we go!

1st Prize- Red Rooster FQ's




And the winner is AnneMarie from Wisconsin:


2nd Prize- Moda Candy Bar



And the winner is Deborah from Atlanta:


Congratulations to you both. And a big WELCOME and THANK YOU goes out to everyone that stopped by, became a follower, was already a follower and who blogged about this giveaway. It's people like you that make blogging exciting and fun.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

1 Year Blogiversary Giveaway

I can't believe that it was one year ago, July 1st, that I started my blog. To celebrate, I am having a giveaway!


1st Prize: 5 Fat Quarters of "Jacobean Jewels" by Red Rooster Fabrics






2nd Prize: Moda "Breakfast at Tiffany's" Candy Bar


Ways to Win:


1) Become a follower     
2) Post about the giveaway on your blog


Leave a separate comment on this post for each, and you will be entered to win. Since I will be out of town on July 1st, the deadline will be July 3rd. I will post the winner on the 4th. 


Good luck! 

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Thursday, June 2, 2011

Festival of Quilts

This last Sunday, my friend and I headed down to Heritage Park to check out this year's Festival of Quilts. We couldn't ask for a nicer day with tons of sun and a rare mosquito here and there.





we are at the market
A Dear Jane - gorgeous












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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

My Bicycle Quilt Update...

For my bicycle quilt, instead of the stars that pattern had, I substituted hearts.







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Monday, May 30, 2011

Received!

Look what just arrived! A lovely block from Sue, SA. And she spoiled me with an extra heart block too! Thank you so much, they are both gorgeous!


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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Man, It's been Crazy Busy

I don't know about you, but this last month has been ridiculously busy and I haven't had much time for quilting. In fact, I am over a month behind on my bicycle quilt and several months behind on other projects. I am hoping it will start to slow down for June. I haven't had much spare time to catch up on blogging but I plan to remedy that this week (I love reading everyone's blog and checking out what they have been up too).

Over the long weekend, MommaBird and I drove down to Havre, Montana for the day. We stopped in at the LQS and I picked up a few goodies. Some 505 spray, a new rotary cutter, some super cute fabric, a charm pack and a giveaway item for my blogversary. You will have to wait and see for that... just over a month's time!


I also finished another block for the Mom and Me quilt:


And I just received this lovely block in the mail from Gina, UK for QBSA. I love the design and thank you so much for the adorable British fabric and post card.






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Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Blocks Incoming!

Today, I received my QBSA April block from Ann, Nova Scotia. It is absolutely stunning and I LOVE the purple kitty fabric (I am the biggest purple fan by the way!).


and a close up:

How freaking cute is that????


Yesterday, I also received my March block from Terri, QLD.  The pattern is gorgeous. I love the 4 patch with the flying geese.



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